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Amitabh to endorse eco-friendly cleaning product (With Images)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Luxor Group's newly launched cleaning product - Luxor Nano Clean.It is a two-in-one ... Read more...

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Chemical spill forces Brazilian port’s closure


May 7th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 7 (IANS/EFE) A spill of chemicals used to make cleaning products prompted an evacuation and the closing of the port in the Brazilian city of Salvador for ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz carry on filming despite chemical scare


October 5th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Hollywood stars Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp continued to shoot for the latest 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' movie despite a chemical scare nearby.Part of Greenwich, southeast London, ... Read more...

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Depp, Cruz continued to shoot despite chemical scare


October 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz didn't stop filming despite being aware of a chemical scare near the sets of new "Pirates Of The Caribbean" movie. ... Read more...

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Houses with pets have filthiest kitchen floors


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 02 (ANI): A new study has found that people with pets have the filthiest kitchen floors.A house with a dog or a cat will­ typically have bacteria levels almost 20 ... Read more...

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Do cleansing products cause breast cancer?


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Women who report greater use of cleansing products may be at higher risk of breast cancer than those who use them sparingly. Researchers found that women who reported ... Read more...

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Household cleaners may double breast cancer risk


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Women who overuse cleaning products could be twice as likely to get breast cancer, according to a new U.S. study.Breast cancer researchers for the American Silent Spring Institute ... Read more...

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Household cleaning sprays increase asthma risk?


June 8th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Use of household cleaning sprays might increase the risk of developing asthma, says an expert. Studies have suggested that some products can trigger breathing problems in people who have ... Read more...

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Household cleaning sprays linked to asthma


June 7th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): The use of household cleaning sprays could be contributing to a rise in cases of asthma, a leading health expert has warned.Chlorine, bleach, disinfectants and other cleaning ... Read more...

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Terrorists could soon access scent-killing machine


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.23 (ANI): Bombers could soon have access to a 300-dollar odour-destroying machine, which can easily mask both human smell and bomb-making activity.According to security experts, the Ozonics HR-100 can look ... Read more...

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Now, non-toxic spray that protects any surface against dirt, bacteria


February 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A non-toxic spray invisible to the human eye that protects against everything from bacteria to UV radiation could soon be used on a vast range of products.Researchers clam ... Read more...

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Supermarts awash with eco-friendly green detergents


January 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Laundry detergent manufacturers are rolling out a new generation of products aimed at making cleaning more efficient and environment- friendly, according to a new report. Chemical & Engineering ... Read more...

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1.8 tonnes of cocaine seized in Venezuela


December 7th, 2009 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 7 (EFE) Venezuelan authorities seized 1.8 tonnes of cocaine hidden in two containers bound for Spain, Interior Minister Tarek El Aissami said Sunday. The shipment was detected Saturday by National Guard ... Read more...

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Spaniards dining out less during recession: Study


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 3 (EFE) Amid the worst recession in decades, Spaniards are cooking much more at home instead of frequently going out to restaurants, according to a new study. The head of business ... Read more...

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Brushing dentures with paste is best cleaning method


October 7th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A new review suggests that brushing removable dentures with a paste product may be the best way to keep them clean.It was even better than soaking in effervescent ... Read more...

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New coating promises to wipe away grease stains with water


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new coating which promises that grease stains can be wiped away with plain old water.According to a report by Discovery ... Read more...

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59pct men ‘go deaf’ when asked to do chores


July 20th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): An astonishing 59 per cent men pretend not to hear when their wives or girlfriends ask them to muck in with household chores, a new survey has revealed.The ... Read more...

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Messy Daniel Radcliffe wants vacuum cleaner for 20th birthday


July 11th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jul 11 (ANI): Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he is such a messy person that he wants only cleaning products for his 20th birthday.Radcliffe, who celebrates his birthday ... Read more...

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Billy Mays’ Funeral Plans


July 1st, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
According to reports, Billy Mays' funeral will be held on the 3rd of July. Everyone's favorite television personality Billy Mays had passed away very suddenly on Sunday, spreading shock among his ... Read more...

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Scientists call for measures to enable safe design of nanomaterials


June 21st, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A new research has called for measures to enable safe design of nanomaterials because of the increased likelihood of people coming into direct contact with these materials in ... Read more...

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Chemical cocktail ‘puts baby boys at cancer, infertility risk’


May 14th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Gender-bending chemicals found in many food, cosmetic and cleaning products put unborn baby boys at greater risk of developing cancer and infertility later in life, a leading scientist ... Read more...

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Mexico publishes list of US imports subject to punitive tariffs


March 19th, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (EFE) Mexico Wednesday released a list of nearly 90 US products that will face import tariffs of up to 20 percent in reprisal for US Congress' cancellation ... Read more...

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A third of women would dump their lovers over inadequate X-mas gifts!


December 12th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 12 (ANI): More than a third of women would dump their partner for giving an ''inadequate'' Christmas gift, reveals a new survey, which was conducted by British dating ... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall can be linked to autism, say researchers


November 4th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Children who live in areas with higher annual rainfall levels could be more likely to develop autism a brain development disorder that is characterized by impaired social ... Read more...

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Taiwan bans Chinese diary products after health scar


September 15th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 14 (DPA) Taiwan will tighten safety controls on Chinese dairy products following a contaminated milk powder health scare, a government official said Sunday.Government spokeswoman Vanessa Shih said that Taiwan has ... Read more...

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Soap as good as disinfectant


April 28th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) A study has dispelled myths about the need for daily use of chemical disinfectants in childcare centres. Swinburne Faculty of Life and Social Sciences researchers, Louise Dunn and ... Read more...

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Use of nanoparticles fraught with risks, warn scientists


April 7th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
New York, April 7 (IANS) The inevitable has happened - as the use of nano particles grows, scientists have sounded a warning on their impact on the environment and on human health. ... Read more...

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Organic soaps, shampoos, cleaning products contain cancer-causing chemical


March 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Scientists at the Minnesota-based Organic Consumers Association have proved that the so-called organic and natural products contain a cancer-causing chemical.The research team has shown that 47 of ... Read more...

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Green eatery that serves 100pct organic food opens in NYC


January 25th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): The first green- and organic-certified restaurant has opened its doors in New York City.Gusto Grilled Organics is a Greenwich Village eatery serving 100 percent, organic, Latin-inspired cuisine for ... Read more...

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Modern mums doing half as much of housework as 30 years ago


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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